Neck disability; degenerative joint disease (DJD); bilateral hearing; headaches associated with service-connected skull fracture [GRANTED]; (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160434


Citation Nr: 18160434 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-21 009 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen a previously denied claim for service connection for a neck disability is granted. The application to reopen a previously denied claim for service connection for lumbar spine degenerative joint disease (DJD) is granted.…

Cervical spine degenerative disc disease (DDD) and (DJD); lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD); lower back residual surgical scar and left hemithorax scars [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 18160630


Citation Nr: 18160630 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-54 528 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER An initial evaluation in excess of 20 percent for cervical spine degenerative disc disease (DDD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD) is denied. An initial evaluation in excess of 20 percent for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD)…

Low back condition, diagnosed as degenerative disc disease (DDD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the thoracolumbar spine with compression L1 and retrolisthesis L2 and L3 [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160683


Citation Nr: 18160683 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-45 447 DATE:December 28, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a low back condition, diagnosed as degenerative disc disease (DDD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the thoracolumbar spine with compression L1 and retrolisthesis L2 and L3, is denied. FINDING OF FACT The preponderance of…

Entitlement to service connection for degenerative joint disease (DJD), left knee, to include as secondary to the Veteran’s service-connected disabilities [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123984


Citation Nr: 18123984 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-23 708 DATE: August 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for degenerative joint disease (DJD), left knee, to include as secondary to the Veteran’s service-connected disabilities, is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from July 1980 to June 1982.…

Left knee disability [DENIED]; status post arthrotomy; right knee, with early degenerative joint disease (DJD); lumbar strain; skin disorder; claimed as tinea versicolor [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124092


Citation Nr: 18124092 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 14-13 617 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a left knee disability, to include as secondary to right knee disability, is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for status post arthrotomy, right knee, with early degenerative joint disease (DJD) is…

Entitlement to service connection for right wrist condition; right hand and thumb condition [WITHDRAWN]; bilateral hearing loss; hypertension; degenerative joint disease (DJD); right/left knee; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18139649


Citation Nr: 18139649 Decision Date: 09/28/18 Archive Date: 09/28/18 DOCKET NO. 15-02 128 DATE: September 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for right wrist condition is withdrawn. Entitlement to service connection for right hand and thumb condition is withdrawn. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is remanded. Entitlement to service connection…

Laminectomy residuals, lumbar spine, degenerative joint disease (DJD); sciatica claimed as due to a lumbar spine disability [DENIED]; bilateral hearing; (PTSD); (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131212


Citation Nr: 18131212 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-29 966 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to compensation under 38 U.S.C. § 1151 for laminectomy residuals, lumbar spine, degenerative joint disease (DJD) is denied. Entitlement to service connection for sciatica claimed as due to a lumbar spine disability is denied. REMANDED Entitlement…

A rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the right knee [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131226


Citation Nr: 18131226 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-00 640 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER A rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the right knee is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran had active duty service from February 2004 to February 2005, June to December…

Acute myositis of the lumbar spine, degenerative joint disease (DJD) at the L4-5 level, and (DDD) at the L5-S1 level, i.e., for a low back disability [DENIED] and TDIU [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1749124


Citation Nr: 1749124 Decision Date: 10/31/17 Archive Date: 11/06/17 DOCKET NO. 09-36 145 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Oakland, California THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a rating higher than 40 percent for acute myositis of the lumbar spine, degenerative joint disease (DJD) at the L4-5…

Degenerative joint disease (DJD), rotator cuff tendonitis, and DJD to include rotator cuff tendonitis and impingement of the left shoulder [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1736613


Citation Nr: 1736613 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 14-23 913 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease (DJD) to include rotator cuff tendonitis…